Brisbane

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Updated, Aug 2020

City

about the city
population, Language, currency,  plug point, emergency no, time zone
entry requirements and best time to visit




Getting In & Around

Getting in

Brisbane Airport – 15 km North-East of city centre. web: bne.com.au
Train: Airtrain – A$19.50/A$37(return) travel time is about 20 mins, kids(5-14) travel free but free ticket needed. Take your train from level 3 of the International Terminal. Bus: no direct connection, alternative take Route 590 from Skygate Centre to Toombul Interchange and take Route 322 to city center(90 mins approx) for A$6*.  Taxi: A$45-55 to city center (additional charges may apply), Black & White Cabs: 13 22 22, Yellow Cabs: 13 19 24, additional A$4 for from airport. Free terminal transfers available (10 mins). 

Roma Street Station: main railway station. web: Queensland Rail website  phone: +61 13 16 17
Trains to Sydney, Cains, Canberra and other areas. Public facilities are available here.
 
Brisbane Transit Centre – Main bus terminal, Located on Parklands Crescent, Roma street station, visit here for more information
Getting around

Public Transportweb: translink.com.au .Buses, Trains and ferries are the public transport options in Brisbane. TransLink is operating services across 8 zones of the city. Services are expanded in the Greater Brisbane upto Gold Coast. Fare is calculated on number of zones you travelling.

Paper tickets are available onboard a bus (except pre-paid buses), on ferries and from a ticket office at train stations. also from Ticket machines at stations. Go cards are another way to travel in the city. it gives to 30% to 55% discount. there are 8 zone in Brisbane, take a look at Brisbane public transport zones and fare map

Tickets: Single paper ticket: 1 zone: A$4.90/A$2.40(Child), 2 zone: A$6/ A$3(Child)
go card* 1 zone: A$3.37/1.69(Child), 2 zone: A$4.11/2.06(Child). go seeQ card 3 days: A$79/A$40(Child). go seeQ card 5 days: A$129/A$65(Child)

Piazza Duomo


See & Do

Botanic Gardens:
open area, tickets: Free, address: Mount Coot-Tha, 

Brisbane City Hall: age old building of city hall is house of Brisbane’s City Council. It is on the King George Square.
address: 64 Adelaide St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, website: www.brisbane.qld.gov.au,

Gallery of Modern Art:
opening hours: 10am-5pm, tickets: free, address: Stanley Place, South Brisbane, Queensland 4101, website: www.qagoma.qld.gov.au, phone no: +61 07 3840 7303, email: [email protected]. Free Wi-Fi available. 

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary: 
opening hours: 9am-5pm, tickets: A$37.80, address: 708 Jesmond Road, Fig Tree Pocket, Queensland, 4069 , website: koala.net, phone no: +61733781366, email: [email protected] 

Museum of Brisbane: 
opening hours: Mon to Sun, 10am to 5pm, tickets: Free, address: Lvl 3, City Hall, Brisbane City, website: www.museumofbrisbane.com.au, phone no: + 617 3339 0800, email: [email protected]

Queensland Cultural Centre:
address: Grey St & Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, visit website

Queensland Museum & Sciencentre: 
opening hours: 9:3am-5pm, tickets: Museum free, Science centre Adult: A$14.50, Child A$11.50, address: Corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Bank, South Brisbane, website: www.southbank.qm.qld.gov.au, phone no: +61 07 3153 3000

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast: located in Sunshine coast about 100km from Brisbane.
opening hours: from 9am, tickets: adult: A$44/ 34.20(online) Kids: A$31/ 24.80(online), address: Parkyn Parade Mooloolaba, Brisbane 4557, website: www.sealifesunshinecoast.com.au, visit here for transport and parking

St John’s Cathedral:
opening hours: 9:30am-4:30pm, address: 373 Ann Street, website:www.stjohnscathedral.com.au, phone no: 07 3835 2222, email:[email protected]

Piazza Duomo




Activities
 

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